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Session 47 - The Shapley Visiting Lectureship Program.
Topical, Oral session, Tuesday, June 09

[47.02] Harlow Shapley and the Harvard Graduate School

D. Hoffleit (Yale University Observatory)

Shapley was appointed director of the Harvard College Observatory in 1921 and continued as director until 1952. Activities during these years and the interaction of the author with Shapley and Bart Bok are described.

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